Sporting Kansas City's Matt Besler Has 'enormous Interest' from Overseas

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Sporting Kansas City's Matt Besler Has 'enormous Interest' from Overseas
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Before Matt Besler traveled to the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in St. Louis, he packed a suitcase for New York City. The Red Bulls had already laid out their plans to draft Besler and make him a fixture on their back line. It never happened. Instead, Sporting Kansas City — the hometown team for the Overland Park native — selected Besler three picks earlier, thus beginning a harmonious relationship that has included an MLS championship and an MLS defender of the year award.

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